President’s Trophy 2019 Schools Rugby team captains. From left: Janith Serasinghe (Isipathana College), Mursheed Zubair (Wesley College), Kavishka Bandara (Vidyartha College), Milan Weerasinghe (Kingswood College) and Bilal Hilmi (St. Peter’s College) - Pic by Ruwan Walpola
By Shamseer Jaleel
The 27th Milo Knockout Rugby Championship 2019 organised by the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) in collaboration with Nestle Lanka will kick-off today at the Royal Sports Complex.
Vidyartha, Wesley, Joes, Isipathana and Kingswood lock horns in the President Trophy. Meanwhile Ananda, Lumbini, Thurstan, Prince of Wales, Devapathiraja, St. Aloysius, St. Sylvester’s and Piliyandala will battle it out in the Premier trophy. St. John’s, Nalanda, Asoka Vidyalaya, Sri Sumangala Kandy, St. Thomas Matale, Ibbagamuwa Central, Lalith Athulathmudali and Carey will play for the Shield.
President trophy Quarter finals
Vidyartha and Wesley receive walk overs from non-participation by both Royal and St. Thomas.
St. Joseph’s vs. Isipathana Royal Complex
Kingswood vs. St. Peter’s Royal Complex
Wesley vs. Vidyartha Royal Complex
Winners of quarter final 3 vs. 3
Final Royal Complex